SBJ/June 4 - 10, 2001/2012 Games The Final Bids


The U.S. Olympic Committee has created an eight-member site evaluation team that will travel this summer to each of the eight U.S. markets bidding to host the 2012 Summer Olympics. The following is a look at the members of that team, their site visit schedule and their planned areas of focus.

Team members

Charles H. Moore: Chairman, USOC Bid Evaluation Task Force

Sandy Knapp: Former chairman, USA Gymnastics

Evie Dennis: Former USOC vice president

Christopher Cole: Athlete representative, racketball

Greg Harney: USOC managing director, Games and organizational support, and site evaluation manager

Keith Ferguson: USOC bid administration associate director

Anthony Basile: USOC chief information officer and bid city program manager

Frank Aires: USOC Games logistics manager

Travel plans
Dates Market
June 10-13 Washington, D.C.- Baltimore
June 18-21 Dallas
July 16-19 Houston
July 23-26 Cincinnati
July 30-Aug. 2 New York
Aug. 2-5 Tampa/St. Petersburg-Orlando
Aug. 20-23 San Francisco
Aug. 23-26 Los Angeles

Areas of focus

General infrastructure

Sports infrastructure

Sports event experience

Housing plans

Transportation strategies

Government support and publicopinion

Financial plan and guarantees

International bid competition strategies

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